No-Bake Turtle Pumpkin Pie

  • Author: A Cultivated Nest
  • Category: Dessert


This no-bake turtle pumpkin pie is an easy and delicious fall dessert!



  • Ingredients for Pie- 1 (9 inch) pre-made graham cracker pie shell
  • 1/3 cup caramel topping
  • 1/2 cup pecans- chopped
  • 2 (3.4 oz) boxes of french vanilla Jello instant pudding
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 can pumpkin purée
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cup Cool Whip – thawed at room temperature
  • Ingredients for Topping- 1 cup Cool Whip
  • 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup caramel topping
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 13 whole pecan pieces


  1. Drizzle 1/3 cup caramel topping onto the bottom of the graham cracker crust. Using a rubber spatula, spread it out evenly.
  2. Sprinkle 1/2 cup chopped pecans on top of the caramel. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the dry pudding, milk, pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg. With an electric hand mixer, beat until well incorporated.
  4. Fold in the thawed Cool Whip and pour into the pie crust.
  5. Chill for 2 hours.
  6. Spread 1 cup of Cool Whip on top of the chilled pie. Even out with a spatula.
  7. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  8. In a microwave safe bowl, microwave the chocolate chips for 40 seconds. Remove from microwave and stir until melted and smooth.
  9. Drizzle the melted chocolate on top of the pie.
  10. Drizzle the caramel topping all over the top of the pie.
  11. Garnish with one or a couple whole pecan pieces in the middle of the pie.